Environmental Business Journal Archives

EBJ Vol XXV No 02-03: Environmental Industry Outlook 2012 and Annual Snapshot Survey

Executive Outlook: CEOs and senior executives of prominent firms large and small opine on the pace of recovery, private and government clients, global markets, M&A, resource efficiency & sustainability, technology, property development and uncertainty in corporate spending.

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EBJ Vol XXV No 01: Natural Resource Management Markets

EBJ defines natural resources management broadly as follows: services related to aquatic ecology, biodiversity, dams and power projects, ecological and habitat restoration, environmental impact assessments (EISs) and environmental assessments (i.e., the natural resource component of those activities), endangered species, fisheries, forestry, natural resources planning, lakes and rivers, marine ecology, mining restoration, mitigation banking, natural resource damage assessments (NRDAs), natural resource economics, wetlands, watershed management, water resources planning, and related services.

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EBJ Vol XXIV No 12: Executive Review and 2011 EBJ Business Achievement Awards

EBJ's annual edition listing the 2011 EBJ Business Achievement Awards and Q&As with key senior executives in the environmental industry. The detailed treatment of 40+ award winners provides a view into what separated successful companies, projects and technologies in the environmental industry in 2011. EBJ's 14th annual business achievement awards. Winners are divided into business achievement by size and segment, M&A awards and new practice areas. Outstanding projects and new technology devleopment or applications are awarded Project Merit Awards or Technology Merit Awards. Finally companies are recognized for contributions to the industry and society at large.

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EBJ Vol XXIV No 11: Environmental Consulting & Engineering Industry Review & Outlook 2011

EBJ's annual analysis of the environmental consulting & engineering industry details a $26.6 billion U.S. industry competing in a $53 billion global environmental consulting & engineering market. Following a 4% revenue decline in 2009, the environmental C&E industry had a rebound year of 2.2% growth in 2010, and indications suggest that 2011 will finish the year at close to 4% growth. Several market segments¡ªnotably energy & power and the extractive industries, in particular unconventional gas and oil in North America and mining in Canada, Australia, and South America¡ªare offering substantial opportunity, but the economy remains a major concern for C&E executives. In spite of declining and competitive markets, environmental consulting firms in general maintained their profitability, and M&A activity picked up in 2010 and 2011. EBJ¡¯s annual analysis of the C&E segment of the environmental industry presents data on market size, market breakdowns, growth, forecasts, benchmark perfomance and international revenues by size of firms, and also lists the top 60 U.S. environmental consulting & engineering firms with profiles of large and small.

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EBJ Vol XXIV No 10: The Water Industry

EBJ presents its annual analysis of the $136-billion U.S. water industry. Interviews and comments by leader and innovators in consulting & engineering, equipment manufacturing and supply and analysts, complement results of EBJ surveys and market analysis from both EBJ's databases of Water Equipment & Chemical companies and Consulting & Engineering firms.

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EBJ Vol XXIV No 09: Infrastructure Markets

EBJ presents its first dedicated edition to infrastructure and the markets and demand for environmental products and services that result from developments in its various segments. The five basic categories of infrastructure covered are energy, water, communications, transportation, and waste & recycling and experts and industry participants are interviewed in each, although EBJ places emphasis in feature reviews on power, ports, and transportation with a dedicated water edition following. The U.S. lacks sufficient attributes in its infrastructure and funding apparatus to garner even a passing grade in global ratings by analysts, indicating both tremendous needs and potential for growth in U.S. infrastructure markets, but not without significant structural obstacles to overcome. Globally, power rates highest as a market in terms of growth prospects, with water and transportation clear second and third.

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